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International Women's Day, recognized by the United Nations, was celebrated around the world Friday and has a history dating back more than a century.
Instead of feeding most wildlife, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources recommends improving natural habitat and planting native vegetation.
Two reasons skin dries out in the winter is the low humidity levels that come with cold winters and the heaters used to keep homes warm.
Gift wrapping, cardboard boxes and electronics can all be recycled. Other items like clothes, can't because they clog recycling equipment.
The term was first used to describe struggling businessmen in Britain and was first used in American politics in the 1830s.
Frigid and icy weather that's common for Wisconsin winters can damage vehicles or make them less safe, but checking a few components of the car can prevent those problems, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
In Madison, clearing public sidewalks of snow and ice falls to property owners adjacent of that sidewalk.
Gravity, a force that pulls objects toward each other in the universe, keeps Earth's air from leaking into space.
The storms themselves are actually the same, according to the National Ocean Service, with the locations determining which word is used.
The Dane County Jail rarely takes in inmates from other counties, and when it does, the county is not paid to house them.
In Madison, two clinics listed are the Madison Cat Project, which spays and neuters cats, and the Spay Me! Clinic, which sees dogs and cats.
The largest wildfire in Wisconsin history burned more than 900,000 acres than the larges California wildfire currently has.
The lag between the longest day of the year and the warmest average temperatures is due to the time required for the ground and water to heat up.
Applying insect repellent and using screens on windows and doors at homes are among a number of ways to help prevent West Nile Virus.
Those at home should go to a basement or interior room away from windows. If at work, follow that place's tornado procedure.
There are many ways to reduce harmful carbon emissions that lead to climate change, according to the National Parks Service.
At 26 cases of Lyme disease per 100,000 residents in 2016, Wisconsin had the ninth highest rate of the tick-borne disease in the country.
Grass must be kept at a height shorter than eight inches. Grass grown more than eight inches can earn the property owner a fine of $172
Some say the back-in parking model helps increase safety for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists or can help create more space for parking.
Public Health Madison and Dane County doesn't work as nuisance control, but treats areas where mosquitoes that spread illness are found.
The passing of Wednesday's deadline could mean extra fees for those who didn't file their taxes with Wisconsin or the federal government.
Fitness trackers are a source for the recommendation of taking 10,000 steps a day for a healthy lifestyle, but research does suggest it helps people reach recommended activity goals.
The Madison fire and police departments use their emergency lights and sirens when responding to emergencies and to alert or stop motorists.
Wisconsin has about 3,000 more lakes than its neighboring state, but Minnesota has a higher threshold for what is considered a lake.
While no ice can ever be deemed 100 percent safe, there are ways to gauge whether the ice is likely safe or not.
Madison will collect formerly alive Christmas trees in two rounds in January. Madison residents can also leave trees at two sites themselves.
Travelers coming to Madison in the winter months could see some more amenable prices at than those coming during summertime
Books and materials are selected based on reviews, customer requests, awards, best seller lists, publishing trends, availability and demand.
Although the flu season can start as early as October and run through May, it peaks between December and February, according to the CDC.
Like humans, dogs can be impacted by cold weather, so steps should be taken to protect your dog if it spends any time outside this winter.
Owners taking their pet for a spin could be cited for violating a law if a pet interferes or distracts them while they're driving a vehicle.
The 48 bulbs that illuminate the Capitol dome are controlled by a photocell light sensor, which automatically turns the lights on at dusk and off at dawn.
The harvest moon isn't any different in terms of its perceived size or color. Instead, it is significant because of the time it appears in the sky.
Even though the plants are right next to each other, they are affected by different rain conditions and possibly disease
It depends on what type of date is listed and where you store the products, says Kathleen Glass at UW-Madison's Food Research Institute.